Period
to 15 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Product Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Product Management over the 6 months to 15 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Product Management
UK
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 289 301 328
Rank change year-on-year +12 +27 -21
Permanent jobs citing Product Management 1,821 2,010 1,810
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.15% 1.12% 0.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.26% 1.22% 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1,381 1,367 1,475
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
10th Percentile £36,250 £37,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £93,750 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -4.76% - +5.00%

Product Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 144,803 164,913 169,137
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.59% 91.90% 91.29%
Number of salaries quoted 114,496 131,060 140,287
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +3.09% +2.11%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,418 £27,625
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% -

Product Management
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Product Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Product Management in the UK

Product Management
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Product Management.

Salary trend for Product Management in the UK

Product Management
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Product Management over the 6 months to 15 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Product Management in the UK

Product Management
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Product Management within the UK over the 6 months to 15 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +5 1,677 £60,000 - 179
London -25 903 £65,000 - 81
UK excluding London +60 862 £50,000 -4.76% 114
South East +15 325 £55,000 -4.35% 25
North of England +14 153 £44,500 -1.11% 32
East of England +70 140 £60,000 - 24
Midlands +57 102 £55,000 +10.00% 9
North West +20 88 £45,000 -2.70% 16
West Midlands +63 76 £55,000 +4.76% 6
Scotland +52 72 £45,000 +2.27% 11
Yorkshire +17 46 £45,000 - 10
South West -6 46 £55,000 - 9
Wales +15 27 £50,000 - 3
East Midlands +29 24 £53,500 +18.89% 3
North East +10 19 £35,000 -22.22% 6
Northern Ireland -7 1 £40,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 15 December 2018, IT jobs citing Product Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for Product Management.

1 885 (48.60%) Agile Software Development
2 471 (25.86%) Marketing
3 401 (22.02%) Finance
4 372 (20.43%) User Experience
5 371 (20.37%) Analytical Skills
6 335 (18.40%) Degree
7 301 (16.53%) Scrum
8 266 (14.61%) Project Management
9 250 (13.73%) User Stories
10 249 (13.67%) Analytics
11 246 (13.51%) QA
12 225 (12.36%) Java
13 208 (11.42%) Problem-Solving
14 176 (9.67%) Stakeholder Management
15 175 (9.61%) Retail
16 160 (8.79%) Software Engineering
17 153 (8.40%) JavaScript
18 150 (8.24%) JIRA
19 147 (8.07%) Computer Science
19 147 (8.07%) SQL
19 147 (8.07%) E-Commerce
20 146 (8.02%) SaaS
21 144 (7.91%) SDLC
22 143 (7.85%) Mentoring
23 139 (7.63%) DevOps
24 136 (7.47%) Presales
25 127 (6.97%) Amazon AWS
26 126 (6.92%) C#
27 119 (6.53%) Microsoft
28 117 (6.43%) Fintech

Product Management
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 39 (2.14%) Confluence
2 25 (1.37%) CMS
3 18 (0.99%) Tomcat
4 16 (0.88%) WebLogic
5 13 (0.71%) WordPress
6 11 (0.60%) Apache
6 11 (0.60%) Cloud Foundry
7 10 (0.55%) Elasticsearch
7 10 (0.55%) SharePoint
8 7 (0.38%) IIS
8 7 (0.38%) SharePoint Server
8 7 (0.38%) WebSphere
9 6 (0.33%) Apache Spark
9 6 (0.33%) Traefik
10 5 (0.27%) BizTalk Server
10 5 (0.27%) Marvel
10 5 (0.27%) MQSeries
10 5 (0.27%) Sitecore CMS
11 3 (0.16%) EPiServer
11 3 (0.16%) Umbraco
Applications
1 39 (2.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 38 (2.09%) Microsoft Office
3 30 (1.65%) InVision
4 27 (1.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 22 (1.21%) MS Visio
6 17 (0.93%) OmniGraffle
7 9 (0.49%) Photoshop
8 8 (0.44%) Adobe Illustrator
9 7 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
10 6 (0.33%) Microsoft Project
11 5 (0.27%) UserZoom
11 5 (0.27%) UXPin
12 3 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 2 (0.11%) Adobe Captivate
13 2 (0.11%) Camtasia
13 2 (0.11%) FrameMaker
13 2 (0.11%) RoboHelp
13 2 (0.11%) SPSS
14 1 (0.055%) GIMP
14 1 (0.055%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 17 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (0.71%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (0.38%) Payment Gateway
4 5 (0.27%) WebTrends
5 4 (0.22%) Magento
6 3 (0.16%) BASE24
6 3 (0.16%) Postilion
6 3 (0.16%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 2 (0.11%) HFM
7 2 (0.11%) Shopify
8 1 (0.055%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.055%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (0.055%) SAP SD
8 1 (0.055%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 146 (8.02%) SaaS
2 127 (6.97%) Amazon AWS
3 101 (5.55%) Microsoft Azure
4 34 (1.87%) Google Cloud Platform
5 29 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
6 28 (1.54%) PaaS
7 26 (1.43%) Google Analytics
8 16 (0.88%) OpenShift
9 13 (0.71%) Dynamics 365
10 10 (0.55%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 10 (0.55%) Office 365
11 9 (0.49%) IaaS
12 8 (0.44%) Force.com
13 7 (0.38%) Adobe Analytics
14 6 (0.33%) Serverless
15 5 (0.27%) AWS Lambda
15 5 (0.27%) GitHub
16 4 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
17 3 (0.16%) Basecamp
17 3 (0.16%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 54 (2.97%) Internet
2 19 (1.04%) Firewall
2 19 (1.04%) VoIP
3 17 (0.93%) WAN
4 16 (0.88%) LAN
4 16 (0.88%) Wireless
5 12 (0.66%) Unified Communications
6 10 (0.55%) Network Security
7 9 (0.49%) DNS
7 9 (0.49%) HTTP
7 9 (0.49%) TCP/IP
8 8 (0.44%) Broadband
8 8 (0.44%) WLAN
9 7 (0.38%) Intrusion Detection
9 7 (0.38%) ZigBee
10 6 (0.33%) SMS
10 6 (0.33%) WPA
11 5 (0.27%) CTI
11 5 (0.27%) WebEx
12 4 (0.22%) Value-Added Service
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (4.12%) SQL Server
2 74 (4.06%) Big Data
3 43 (2.36%) Relational Database
4 42 (2.31%) Blockchain
5 37 (2.03%) NoSQL
6 36 (1.98%) MySQL
7 34 (1.87%) MongoDB
8 32 (1.76%) PostgreSQL
9 19 (1.04%) Hadoop
10 16 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
11 12 (0.66%) RDBMS
12 10 (0.55%) Amazon Aurora
13 6 (0.33%) HBase
14 5 (0.27%) Power BI
14 5 (0.27%) QlikView
14 5 (0.27%) Redis
15 4 (0.22%) Apache Hive
15 4 (0.22%) GIS
15 4 (0.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 4 (0.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 150 (8.24%) JIRA
2 86 (4.72%) Git (software)
3 59 (3.24%) Selenium
4 50 (2.75%) Jenkins
5 30 (1.65%) Maven
6 29 (1.59%) Cucumber
6 29 (1.59%) Subversion
7 25 (1.37%) Eclipse
8 24 (1.32%) IntelliJ
9 21 (1.15%) Visual Studio
10 19 (1.04%) WebDriver
11 18 (0.99%) Axure RP
12 14 (0.77%) Gradle
12 14 (0.77%) SpecFlow
12 14 (0.77%) Team Foundation Server
13 9 (0.49%) Bitbucket
13 9 (0.49%) JMeter
13 9 (0.49%) NUnit
14 8 (0.44%) CruiseControl
14 8 (0.44%) SoapUI
General
1 471 (25.86%) Marketing
2 401 (22.02%) Finance
3 175 (9.61%) Retail
4 100 (5.49%) Banking
5 86 (4.72%) Games
6 52 (2.86%) Telecoms
7 42 (2.31%) Legal
8 39 (2.14%) Automotive
9 32 (1.76%) Advertising
10 30 (1.65%) Publishing
11 23 (1.26%) Law
12 20 (1.10%) French Language
13 19 (1.04%) Electronics
13 19 (1.04%) Manufacturing
14 16 (0.88%) Financial Institution
15 15 (0.82%) Billing
16 14 (0.77%) Investment Banking
17 11 (0.60%) German Language
18 10 (0.55%) Back Office
18 10 (0.55%) Military
Job Titles
1 536 (29.43%) Product Manager
2 171 (9.39%) Analyst
2 171 (9.39%) Developer
3 148 (8.13%) Product Owner
4 121 (6.64%) Business Analyst
5 104 (5.71%) Architect
6 80 (4.39%) Senior Manager
7 64 (3.51%) Consultant
7 64 (3.51%) Java Developer
7 64 (3.51%) Senior Product Manager
8 61 (3.35%) Solutions Architect
9 58 (3.19%) Software Product Manager
10 54 (2.97%) Project Manager
11 52 (2.86%) Technical Manager
12 47 (2.58%) Designer
13 41 (2.25%) Digital Product Manager
14 38 (2.09%) Graduate
14 38 (2.09%) Presales Consultant
14 38 (2.09%) Software Manager
14 38 (2.09%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (6.26%) HTML
2 96 (5.27%) .NET
3 93 (5.11%) Web Services
4 84 (4.61%) CSS
5 67 (3.68%) AngularJS
6 65 (3.57%) HTML5
7 60 (3.29%) Spring
8 52 (2.86%) REST
9 44 (2.42%) React
10 37 (2.03%) jQuery
11 34 (1.87%) .NET Framework
11 34 (1.87%) Node.js
12 33 (1.81%) JSON
13 29 (1.59%) CSS3
14 27 (1.48%) XML
15 26 (1.43%) Hibernate
16 25 (1.37%) RESTful
17 22 (1.21%) React Native
18 21 (1.15%) Redux
19 20 (1.10%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 372 (20.43%) User Experience
2 371 (20.37%) Analytical Skills
3 117 (6.43%) Fintech
4 91 (5.00%) Mobile App
5 80 (4.39%) Enterprise Software
6 79 (4.34%) Self-Motivation
7 73 (4.01%) Management Information System
8 63 (3.46%) Virtual Team
9 42 (2.31%) Mobile Games
10 40 (2.20%) Algorithms
11 39 (2.14%) Social Gaming
12 26 (1.43%) Social Media
13 20 (1.10%) NHS
13 20 (1.10%) Public Cloud
14 18 (0.99%) Data Structures
15 17 (0.93%) FMCG
15 17 (0.93%) Internet of Things
16 12 (0.66%) Equities
16 12 (0.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 12 (0.66%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 108 (5.93%) Windows
2 106 (5.82%) Android
3 93 (5.11%) Apple iOS
4 73 (4.01%) Linux
5 20 (1.10%) Unix
6 16 (0.88%) Windows Server
7 5 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.22%) CentOS
9 3 (0.16%) Mac OS
9 3 (0.16%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.11%) Solaris
10 2 (0.11%) VMS
11 1 (0.055%) AIX
11 1 (0.055%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.055%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 885 (48.60%) Agile Software Development
2 301 (16.53%) Scrum
3 266 (14.61%) Project Management
4 250 (13.73%) User Stories
5 249 (13.67%) Analytics
6 208 (11.42%) Problem-Solving
7 176 (9.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 160 (8.79%) Software Engineering
9 147 (8.07%) Computer Science
9 147 (8.07%) E-Commerce
10 144 (7.91%) SDLC
11 143 (7.85%) Mentoring
12 139 (7.63%) DevOps
13 136 (7.47%) Presales
14 114 (6.26%) Decision-Making
15 112 (6.15%) Acceptance Criteria
15 112 (6.15%) Business Analysis
16 109 (5.99%) TDD
16 109 (5.99%) Test Automation
16 109 (5.99%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 225 (12.36%) Java
2 153 (8.40%) JavaScript
3 147 (8.07%) SQL
4 126 (6.92%) C#
5 64 (3.51%) Python
6 61 (3.35%) C
7 57 (3.13%) C++
8 29 (1.59%) PHP
9 24 (1.32%) Perl
10 21 (1.15%) Apple Swift
10 21 (1.15%) Objective-C
11 20 (1.10%) Go
11 20 (1.10%) PowerShell
12 18 (0.99%) Java 8
12 18 (0.99%) TypeScript
13 15 (0.82%) Kotlin
14 13 (0.71%) Scala
15 12 (0.66%) Bash Shell
16 11 (0.60%) Ruby
16 11 (0.60%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 335 (18.40%) Degree
2 78 (4.28%) Computer Science Degree
3 31 (1.70%) Master's Degree
4 23 (1.26%) MBA
5 20 (1.10%) PMI Certification
6 13 (0.71%) PhD
7 11 (0.60%) ISEB
7 11 (0.60%) Numerate Degree
8 10 (0.55%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (0.55%) PMP
8 10 (0.55%) Security Cleared
9 9 (0.49%) CCNP
9 9 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 8 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
11 7 (0.38%) CBAP
12 4 (0.22%) CCDA
12 4 (0.22%) CISSP
12 4 (0.22%) DV Cleared
12 4 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
12 4 (0.22%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 246 (13.51%) QA
2 16 (0.88%) Data Quality
3 11 (0.60%) PSD2
4 9 (0.49%) PCI DSS
4 9 (0.49%) PMO
5 7 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (0.38%) SEPA
5 7 (0.38%) SLA
6 6 (0.33%) GDPR
7 5 (0.27%) HL7
7 5 (0.27%) ISO 20022
8 3 (0.16%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.11%) FedRAMP
9 2 (0.11%) PMBOK
10 1 (0.055%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.055%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 54 (2.97%) Docker
2 16 (0.88%) Firmware
3 13 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (0.49%) Active Directory
4 9 (0.49%) Hyper-V
5 6 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (0.22%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (0.16%) HDFS
8 2 (0.11%) Apache Flume
8 2 (0.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.055%) Ceph
9 1 (0.055%) NDS
9 1 (0.055%) NetIQ eDirectory
9 1 (0.055%) NFS
9 1 (0.055%) Varnish
9 1 (0.055%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.055%) vSphere
9 1 (0.055%) Xen
Systems Management
1 31 (1.70%) Kubernetes
2 28 (1.54%) Ansible
3 8 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (0.38%) AirWatch
4 7 (0.38%) Puppet
5 6 (0.33%) Cisco CUCM
5 6 (0.33%) Single Sign-On
6 5 (0.27%) Docker Swarm
6 5 (0.27%) Rancher
6 5 (0.27%) WebSphere Cast Iron
7 3 (0.16%) Kibana
8 2 (0.11%) Hadoop YARN
8 2 (0.11%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.11%) Oozie
9 1 (0.055%) Graylog
9 1 (0.055%) Nagios
9 1 (0.055%) Nessus
9 1 (0.055%) SELinux
9 1 (0.055%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.055%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 119 (6.53%) Microsoft
2 83 (4.56%) Google
3 47 (2.58%) Facebook
4 46 (2.53%) Oracle
5 35 (1.92%) Adobe
6 33 (1.81%) Salesforce.com
7 24 (1.32%) Optimizely
7 24 (1.32%) WorldPay
8 23 (1.26%) Cisco
9 19 (1.04%) Atlassian
9 19 (1.04%) Splunk
9 19 (1.04%) Tableau
10 18 (0.99%) VMware
11 16 (0.88%) Apple
11 16 (0.88%) SAP
12 13 (0.71%) Juniper
13 12 (0.66%) TOWER Software
14 11 (0.60%) IBM
14 11 (0.60%) Omniture
14 11 (0.60%) Red Hat